13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Paris Orly, Train to Chatelet Les Halles, Train to Rouen
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Rouen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Honfleur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Caen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dinan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Binic
— 1 night
Drive
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Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive
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Laval
— 1 night
Drive
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Paris
— 1 day
Fly

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Rouen — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 13th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc de Cleres, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and then make a trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Tour Jeanne d'Arc, then see the interesting displays at Panorama XXL, then take an in-depth tour of Historial Jeanne d’Arc, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen online driving holiday planner.

Milan, Italy to Rouen is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in September; daily highs in Rouen reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Honfleur.
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Honfleur — 3 nights

Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Calvados Pere Magloire L'Experience and Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa. Popular historic sites such as Saint Catherine's Catholic Church and Notre Dame de Grace are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honfleur: Le Havre (Navigation Normande - Le Havre & Eglise St-Joseph). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Deauville Beach, make a trip to Vieux Bassin, take in the views from Pont de Normandie, and see the interesting displays at Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie).

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Honfleur trip planner.

You can drive from Rouen to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Caen.
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Caen — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Steeples

Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Caen, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Caen, and then get engrossed in the history at Musée de Normandie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen, then take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial, then don't miss a visit to Eglise Saint-Pierre, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Hommes.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Caen day trip site.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Caen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Caen sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dinan.
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Dinan — 2 nights

Dinan is a walled Breton town and a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in northwestern France.GeographyIts geographical setting is exceptional. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): learn something new at Avel Char A Voile, identify plant and animal life at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Ecluse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Les Remparts de Dinan, then don't miss a visit to La Tour de l'Horloge, and then don't miss a visit to Centre Historique.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dinan trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Caen to Dinan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Binic.
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Binic — 1 night

Binic is a former commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in north-western France.It is about 10 km north of Saint-Brieuc. To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Binic holiday tool.

Getting from Dinan to Binic by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Perros-Guirec.
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Perros-Guirec — 1 night

Coast of Pink Granite

Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 23rd (Fri), stroll through Plage de Trestraou and then identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles.

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Traveling by car from Binic to Perros-Guirec takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Laval.
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Laval — 1 night

Laval is a town in western France, about 300km west-southwest of Paris, and the capital of the Mayenne department. For maps and tourist information, you can read our Laval trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Laval takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Perros-Guirec in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Laval, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to Paris.
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Paris — 1 day

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
On the 24th (Sat), wander the streets of Île de la Cité, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Laval to Paris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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